KIRKLAND, Wash. – Northwest’s Acacia Johnson scored twice and assisted on two others to lead her Eagles over the Evergreen Geoducks, 4-0, in a Cascade Conference women’s soccer match on Friday afternoon at NU Soccer Field in Kirkland, Wash.
The Eagles got on the board for the first time in the 29th minute as Johnson fed in a ball to Shea Samuelsen, who finished from 10 yards out for the score. Northwest made it 2-0 in the 37th minute as Johnson got her first of the match on the assist from Hannah Reeser. It took just 71 seconds for Johnson to get her second as she took a pass from Jessie Murphy and sent a lob over Kaitlin MacKenzie (Lake Stevens, Wash./Shoreline CC) for the 3-0 halftime lead.
After the break, the Eagles scored their final goal in the 59th minute as Johnson earned her sixth point and second assist of the afternoon, this time on a pass to Jordyn Wilson, who shot the ball past Lauren Davidson (Seattle, Wash./Garfield HS) for the 4-0 win.
Northwest held a 23-9 advantage on shots for the afternoon. MacKenzie had three first-half saves while Davidson made five saves protecting the Geoduck net. Mariah O’Brien made two saves to earn the shutout for Northwest.
The Geoducks return home next Friday when they play host to College of Idaho, beginning at 3 p.m. Evergreen will then wrap up the home portion of the schedule on Saturday, Oct. 20 as they host Eastern Oregon in a CCC match, also set for 3 p.m. at Evergreen Pitch in Olympia, Wash.